CALENDAR

FRIDAY, FEB. 1

Real estate taxes due

SATURDAY, FEB. 2

Maple sugar demo with the King family: 10 a.m. to noon, Meeting Hall A&B. Register: sschuttler@cwmars.org.

Glenn's Friends fundraiser: 6-9 p.m., Meeting Hall A&B. Fundraiser for Townsend man with ALS; pasta dinner and silent auction with desserts, coffee and punch. Please see below for details.

WEDNESDAY, FEB. 6

Well adult clinic: Nashoba Associated Boards of Health, in conjunction with the Townsend Board of Health, announces that a Well Adult Clinic will be held from 1-3 p.m. at the Townsend Senior Center, 12 Dudley Road. Drop in for blood pressure, pulse screening and diet teaching. No appointment is necessary. For information, please contact Nashoba Associated Boards of Health at 978-772-3335 or 1-800-427-9762 ext. 333.

NMRHS fundraisers: Baileys and McDonald's. Please see below for details.

SUNDAY, FEB. 10

Townsend Rod and Gun Club Ice Fishing Derby: Registration will begin at 7 a.m.; the derby will be from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. It will be held at the club pond, off Emery Road, on Dann Colburn Way, just off Route 13. There will be direction signs posted along the way. Entry fee is $15 for adults and $10 for children under 12. The pond will be stocked with hungry rainbow and brown trout. The fishing derby is open to all area adults and children. Bring your own fishing bait.


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Fishing licenses are not needed and Townsend Rod and Gun Club membership is not required. For information, call Jon at 978-597-2440.

BRIEFS

Townsend Ecumenical Outreach food assistance program

TEO is the local food assistance program for those Townsend residents needing a helping hand. TEO has a monthly food distribution program at its 82 Bayberry Hill Road facility, held on the third Saturday of each month. To apply for assistance, call Laurie at 978-597-2549 and she will send you an application.

Dog licenses available

Dog licenses for 2013 are now available in the Town Clerk's office. License your dog before March 1, 2013, to avoid the late fees.

SAVE THE DATE

Anti-bullying workshop starts Feb. 2

Townsend Recreation has postponed the start date for their anti-bullying workshop "Children Under Siege" to Feb. 2 and added classes to March 2 and 9. The class will be held each Saturday for six weeks from 10 to 11 a.m.

The class will be instructed by Mike Pearce of Dynamic Martial Athletics at 9 Center St. in Townsend. It is open to ages 8 to 13. The six-week workshop is $90, payable to Townsend Recreation.

Pasta supper for Glenn

A Pasta Supper to benefit the Glenn Roberts Fund will be held Saturday, Feb. 2, at 6 p.m. at the Meeting Hall (connected to Townsend Library), 16 Dudley Road, off Route 13,- in Townsend. Residents of Townsend and area towns have put together the Glenn Roberts Fund Raising Project to help Glenn, who was recently diagnosed with ALS. Glenn grew up in Townsend and was very active in sports during his years at North Middlesex Regional High School, graduating in 1982. He graduated from Bridgewater State College, and received his master's degree in counseling from Fitchburg State University. He has been employed at Mount Wachusett Community College for the past 20 years and works as the Associate Dean of student support services.

Jan Snapp, co-chair of the supper, says the friendly camaraderie, the action at the auction table, and music by Tim Rollo all promise to make it a fun-filled evening for everyone. The "snow date" is Saturday, Feb. 9.

Tickets are available at area businesses or by calling Jan Snapp at 978-597-2190 or Cheryl Simoneau at 978-597-6589.

Upcoming NMRHS fundraisers

Bailey's to host PG fundraiser

TOWNSEND -- Bailey's will host an all-day fundraiser for NMRHS Project Graduation on Wednesday, Feb. 6.

Ten percent of the eat-in or take-out sales will be donated to the all-night substance-free party held for the graduates in June.

McDonald's Night

Wednesday, Feb. 6, 5 to 7 p.m. Twenty percent of eat-in or take-out sales to benefit NMRHS vocal group, which will be performing in the NYC Untied Nations building in March.

Well adult clinic

Nashoba Associated Boards of Health, in conjunction with the Ashby Board of Health, announces that a Well Adult Clinic will be held free of charge for the general public on Thursday, Feb. 21, from noon to 1 p.m. at the American Legion, 361 New Ipswich Road.

Drop in for blood pressure, pulse screening and diet teaching. No appointment necessary. For information, please contact Nashoba Associated Boards of Health at 978-772-3335 or 1-800-427-9762 ext. 333.